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Newshour: US mission to the Palestinians

this afternoon (friday 19th), 2.51-2.55pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by james menendez) includes …

“Now, another change: the US mission to the Palestinians is going to be subsumed into the new US embassy in Jerusalem. It’ll be called the Palestinian Affairs Unit.”

including interview with …
• former us ambassador martin indyk


Labour conference: Israel

last tuesday afternoon (25th september), 2.48-3.02pm, 3.39-3.42pm, 3.55-3.58pm, 4.09-4.12pm, 4.27-4.31pm, 4.49-4.42pm, 4.55-4.59pm, and 5.05-5.08pm, on bbc parliament tv
labour party conference: live afternoon session 25/9/2018 includes …

Contemporary composite 9: Palestine (demanding an independent international investigation into the “use of force against Palestinian demonstrators”, a freeze on UK arms sales to Israel and an end to the “blockade and closure” of Gaza)

including speeches by …
colin monehen, harlow momentum
zahid ali, wolverhampton
sarah jane potter, stevenage, councillor
mansoor ayub, wycombe
hilary wise, centre for palestine studies, soas
ali ahmed, cardiff
claire lees, liverpool momentum, ken livingstone supporter
steve lapsley, derby, jewish labour movement
jess finn, north-east herts
(conference procedure made a balanced debate impossible: the chair, before calling each speaker, did not even know which of four ‘composites’ – including brexit, paestine, and windrush – they intended to speak on, let alone on which side)
(as the jewish news commented: “No speaker referred to Hamas, terrorism or made any demands of the Palestinian leadership during the debate.”)
(if you missed it, available from 0:33:23 to 0:47:00, from 1:23:58 to 1:26:40. from 1:40:24 to 1:43:10. from 1:53:45 to 1:57:10. from 2:11:50 to 2:15:50. from 2:34:03 to 2:37:15. from 2:39:44 to 2:43:45. and from 2:49:40 to 2:53:05. at

Tal: Wales and Israel

this morning (sunday 9th), 8.00-8.30am, on bbc radio cymru, in welsh
take a look (presented by john roberts) includes …

“The poet Karen Owen is interested in how the Welsh people have seen themselves similar to the nation of Israel, and also in the history of Israel today. She talks about her recent visit to Jerusalem.”


We are British Jews

today and tomorrow evening (tuesday 4th and wednesday 5th), 9.00-10.00pm, on bbc 2 tv
we are british jews (2 episodes) (narrated by stephen mangan)

“In a two-part series, eight British Jews with a broad range of opinions, beliefs and practices, go on a journey to explore what it means to be Jewish in Britain today and examine some of the most pressing questions and challenges facing the Jewish community at home and in Israel.

HH: King David bomb

this evening (sunday 22nd), 10.38-10.47pm, on bbc world service radio
the zionist bombing of the british headquarters in jerusalem in 1946 (presented by max pearson) (in the the history hour series)
includes interview by mike lanchin with …
• secretary shoshana levy kampos
(see also and

Extraordinary Israeli homes

wednesday 27th june, 8.00-9.00pm, on bbc 2 tv
israel (presented by piers taylor and caroline quentin)
(episode 8, series 2, in the the worlds most extraordinary homes series)

Piers Taylor and Caroline Quentin are in Israel, where exciting modern houses are inspired by rich cultural and historical traditions.

AQ: Jerusalem

yesterday evening (friday 6th), 8.21-8.31pm (repeated 1.29pm today), on bbc radio 4
any questions (chaired by jonathan dimbleby at westminster synagogue, with • martin lewis, • baroness deech, • maria caulfield mp, and • chuka umunna mp) includes …

Why doesn’t the UK move its embassy to Jerusalem?


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